In addition to financial support, MSMEDA offers non-financial support including project registration in suppliers' directories, integration into commercial networks, entrepreneurial training, and the facilitation of business-to-business collaborations
The funding is set to expand opportunities for women-owned micro-projects in various productive sectors.
The service platform will incorporate all authorities offering financial and technical assistance to SMEs including banks, non-profit organizations, and government bodies. The platform is set to be officially launched within the next 3 months.
The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) increased the maximum financing limit for micro-enterprises by 10 percent to LE 220,000 up from LE 200,000.
Egypt's Law on Small and Medium Enterprises Development specifies the services provided by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency to the projects subject to the provisions of this law.
Zulfaqar equally highlighted that the client base expanded by 10 percent.
The company enables access to a wide range of financial services to micro and small enterprises.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Committee in the House of Representatives, chaired by Representative Mohamed Kamal Marei, recommended during its meeting Monday to discuss the vision of the Egyptian Federation of Investors’ Associations and Institutions (Investors’ Association) to support the SMEs sector.
Egypt's law allows allocation of vacant lands in industrial and tourist areas for small and medium enterprises.
In this regard, the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Law No. 152 of 2020, included incentives and controls to legalize the status of informal economy projects.
The EBRD elaborated that the loan follows the success of the Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) in Egypt, and will support an expansion of green lending in Egypt to under-served regions for investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies and services.
That is within the government's bid to expand the social safety network among irregular workers.
Gamea noted that those entities created 2.5 million jobs.
The GIZ stated, in a press statement, Monday, that it is implementing, in cooperation with the financial supervision, a strategy to improve banking supervision and regulation, in addition to financial stability and comprehensiveness.
As part of Egypt’s endeavors to encourage the integration of unofficial economy projects into the official economy, the law stipulates lawsuits against such businesses are halted once they obtain a temporary license.
Named "Daman" (guarantee), the new financing program is planned to be launched first in Qena governorate to support the national economy, said CGC managing director Naglaa Bahr on the sidelines of SMEs conference... Egypt Vision 2030, organized by the Union of Arab Banks in Luxor.
Addressing a conference on the future of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is organized by the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) in the Upper Egyptian city of Luxor, Loqman said the CBE is seeking to equally offer financial services to the majority of citizens across Egypt.
He made the remarks in a speech delivered on his behalf by CBE Deputy Governor Gamal Negm at a conference organized by the Arab Banks Union.
Cairo has shown an early interest in supporting this sector, Etreby acknowledged, noting that this started even before the coronavirus pandemic.
The Credit Guarantee Company (CGC) has been directed to cover financing operations carried out by the banks for the sake of the SME sector, Negm told the conference.